Community Events

AFib: Restoring Your Normal Rhythm  View now on YouTube.

Our experts from Stony Brook Heart Institute's Heart Rhythm Center will answer your questions on the latest developments in the prevention, detection and treatment of atrial fibrillation (AFib) and other types of heart rhythm disorders. To be moderated by Heart Rhythm Center Director Eric Rashba, MD, our experts will include cardiac electrophysiologists Ibrahim Almasry, MDRoger Fan, MD; and Abhijeet Singh, MD.

 

Heart Health for Women at Every Age
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When it comes to women’s heart health, different phases of life call for different actions for heart-healthy living. It’s never too early or too late to invest in your heart health. Our physician experts in women’s heart health discussed: 

  • Heart-healthy habits at every age 
  • Staying in charge of your heart health at pivotal points in your life 
  • How women's hearts really are different and why it matters 
  • Recognizing the more subtle signs and symptoms of heart disease
  • How the Stony Brook Women’s Heart Center can help 

 

Health Screenings
Stony Brook health professionals offer a variety of screenings at health fairs and community events throughout Suffolk County. Blood pressure and cholesterol screenings often reveal the early warning signs of heart disease. In addition to these, screenings for prostate cancer, glaucoma, vascular disease, osteoporosis and more are offered on a periodic or regular basis. For more information, call (631) 444-5250.

 

Vascular Screening
Are you 60 or older? Are you a current or past smoker? Smoking is the single most important risk factor for vascular disease. Other major risk factors include diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease and a family history of aortic aneurysm. Aneurysms and strokes, common conditions caused by vascular disease, can strike suddenly and without warning. That's why it's best to identify and treat underlying causes before symptoms appear at this free screening. Pre-registration and a brief qualifying interview are required. No walk-ins accepted. Call (631) 444-2041 or email olympia.christoforatos@stonybrookmedicine.edu to register for an upcoming vascular screening.

To view a full listing of upcoming events at Stony Brook Medicine, please see our events calendar. 

 

Everyone can benefit from getting heart smart — learn more about your own heart health today by taking this brief heart health risk assessment. For more information about heart disease risk factor assessment, call the Heart Institute at (631) 44-HEART (444-3278).